Category Archives: Holidays

My Father’s Day

This is a repeat, but a good one, as I remember and honor my dad. I feel grateful that he was the man who raised me and helped to make me the person I am today. Here’s a little bit … Continue reading

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In Honor Of Our Country – And Her Flag!

Today, June 14, is Flag Day.  In her honor, a bit of music and a bit of history. On September 14 it will be 206 years since the Battle of Baltimore, and the siege on Ft. McHenry.  At the famous … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – Remembering Those Who Gave All

Memorial Day originated as Decoration Day after the Civil War, established as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers and flags.

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Happy Mother’s Day!

To all our mothers and grandmothers and great-grandmothers too – I hope you have a happy and relaxing day! A recycled post – I hope you don’t mind. King James Version (KJV) Ps-16-6 The lines are fallen unto me in … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday dinner

When I was a kid, the traditional dinner was baked ham with scalloped potatoes, and a green vegetable; let’s not forget the deviled eggs! Mom would probably bake a cake, even though we had lots of candy to eat. Things … Continue reading

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Making hard-cooked eggs

What is the best method? What delivers a delicious well-cooked egg that is easy to peel? Here is an article in which the author discusses seven methods she tried and which one worked the best, as well as a couple … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

For all of my Irish, part Irish, wish-you-were Irish, and temporarily Irish friends, I lift a glass to your health and happiness! An old Irish/Celtic folk song Of all the money, e’er I had, I spent it in good company, … Continue reading

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Cooking prep for St. Patrick’s Day

I wasn’t going to make corned beef and cabbage this year, mainly because meat is getting so darned expensive! Then the store put the corned beef on sale, so I thought I might try this recipe: Corned Beef and Cabbage … Continue reading

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Pączki Day (Detroit Style) aka Fat Tuesday

This is my usual Fat Tuesday post with a few updates; I won’t be eating these today, but remember them fondly. It’s Pączki Day, and in Detroit that means you should be sure to wear your stretchy pants or, as … Continue reading

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Romance – Poems and Songs for Valentine’s Day

Dedicated to lovers! Regardless of the disclaimers, love is one of the best things about being alive, and a big part of life’s memories.

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